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New Ontario Shooters Association (NOSA)
Upcoming Activities or Events

Here find details of the upcoming shooting activities and related events at NOSA, the family-friendly Thunder Bay rifle and pistol shooting club.

There will be more club shoots or activities announced here during the year as arrangements are finalized, so check this page periodically for updates.

NOSA Indoor Shooting at Arnone Range -- 18 Sep 2019 through 29 Apr 2020

The fall to spring indoor shooting schedule begins at Arnone Range:
--- on Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019 for Junior Shooters;
--- on Friday, 20 Sep 2019 for Adult Shooters.

Be sure to attend regularly and practice up for the traditional NOSA indoor shoots. And it is always good fun talking and joking with your fellow members on these evenings.

The club normally shoots indoors on these evenings until the end of April (with sometimes an extension into May):
Wednesdays for Juniors from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fridays for Adults from 6:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.

Annual Indoor Shoots This Fall and Winter

Details and dates will be announced in advance, but here is a general idea of the special shoots that usually occur over this indoor period.

Juniors traditionally have a shoot at Halloween and Christmas and Valentines and Easter as well as end of indoors. Adults generally have special shoots at Christmas and Easter and end of indoors. In all cases, there are some fine prizes.

NOSA Hoodie Clothing Order at GMK 22, 24, & 29 January 2020

From Dave L: "I have been asked to place a Hoodie order for the Club. I will have sizing kits available to try on Wednesday January 22 and 29 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, and Friday January 24 from 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm.

The donation for the NOSA Adults would be $40.00 and $45.00 for the Junior Shooters (a bit more for the Juniors as they have their name added to one of the sleeves). Orders are cash or cheque upfront; for cash exact change would be appreciated."

NOSA Gun Show in Thunder Bay -- Saturday and Sunday, 21 & 22 March 2020

Gun Show Visitors

This annual two-day NOSA Spring Gun Show will feature the opportunity for the public to buy, sell, or trade: Guns, Knives, Ammunition, Collectors' Cartridges, Reloading Supplies, Optics, and Accessories. A food concession will also be on site.

Location: The Slovak Legion, 801 Atlantic Ave., Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 2S7 Canada.

Show Hours for the Public:
            Saturday 21 March -- 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
               Sunday 22 March -- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission for the Public: $5.00 each day, and free for those under 12 when accompanied by an adult.

NOSA will have an information display about our Club, and our activities promoting the shooting sports including our Junior Shooters Program. This show provides some of the annual funding for the Juniors.

Timings for NOSA Volunteers and Dealers:
4:30 p.m. Friday 20 March - NOSA Volunteers start setting up;
5:00 p.m. Friday 20 March - Dealers arrive and start setting up;
8:30 a.m. Saturday 21 March - Dealers & Volunteers prepare to receive public;
8:30 a.m. Sunday 22 March - Dealers & Volunteers prepare to receive public;
3:00 p.m. Sunday 22 March - NOSA Volunteers help Dealers pack up.

NOSA Volunteers: A sign-up list for volunteers will be posted at GMK Armouries approximately one week in advance of the show; alternatively they can telephone Glenn H. at (807)473-4775.

Administrative Information for Dealers. On-site security will be provided overnight on 20 and 21 March. There will be approximately 80 tables available at a cost of $35.00 each.

NOSA Rules and Regulations for Gun Show Exhibitors and Dealers can be downloaded by clicking here.

NOSA Gun Show Application for this 2019 Show in Thunder Bay can be downloaded by clicking here.

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